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Old 04-12-2014, 10:52 PM   #11
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Ok thanks! But is that the cause of the algea
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Old 04-12-2014, 10:55 PM   #12
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Your tap water probably was.
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Old 04-12-2014, 11:12 PM   #13
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Will the algea go away if I use RO water?
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Old 04-13-2014, 12:45 AM   #14
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Yes, eventually. Your system seems to have a lot of problems.

I would recommend doing a huge waterchange with RO/DI water.
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In all honesty, I would rehome any living things and do a 100% water change,
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Old 04-13-2014, 02:52 AM   #16
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I hate to say this but i never found the second anenome and I tore up the whole reef but never found it... do you think it might be in the sand burred? Its so late i gave up and was going to try to find it tomorrow!
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Anemones won't "poison" the tank when they die. Just A LOT of excess nutrients as they just erode away.

As stated you have several issues.

Tank is way too young for one anemone let alone two. Which is probably why they died. Plus they require great water quality which you won't get with tap. Also your tank is too small for any tangs.

You probably don't have the biological filtration to handle the die off from the nems and caused an ammonia spike which has claimed the tangs and will likely kill the rest of your fish.

As stated you should probably rehome all of your livestock and do a 100% water change and wait for a new cycle to complete. See if your lfs can hold them temporarily.

Regarding your rodi there are a lot of vids on YouTube on how to set one up.
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Could I just do a few huge water changes? I got the piece to hook the rodi system to but im not home right now! It just seems that if I do a lot of waterchanges id be fine!?
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You can if you want. I wouldn't go less than 50% water changes then. You have lethal levels of ammonia that you need to get rid of ASAP. As things die they will just add to it.
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ID:	233643 thank you guys so much! The amonia went down significantly and the algea is dying off!!! So happy and thanks for the advise!
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